Scrutiny Review Panel - The Council’s Policy for Active Streets, Play Streets and School Streets
Wednesday, 21st April, 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Webcast - Remote Meeting. View directions

Contact: Damian Eaton  0161 474 3207


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To approve as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting held on 29 March 2021.


Declarations of Interest

Councillors and Officers to declare any interests which they have in any of the items on the agenda for the meeting.


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To consider a report of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal & Democratic Governance and Monitoring Officer).


At its meeting on 29 March 2021 the Scrutiny Review Panel requested a legal briefing note in relation to where  liability for possible incidents might arise during a closure of the road as a play street. 


The Panel is recommended to comment on and note the report.


Officer contact: Jackie Connelly on 0161 474 3134 or email:


Stockport School Streets/Play Streets: Scrutiny Update April 2021

To consider a report of the Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive.


Further to the last Scrutiny meeting on Monday 29th March, the panel asked for an update and written response from Education and Children’s services with thoughts about how Play Streets and school streets might impact on children’s health and wellbeing, and road safety awareness.


In addition to these responses, we are reporting on two further areas:


·         An idea for an approach towards a new mechanism to support playstreets and

·         Potential funding and resources for both schemes.


The Scrutiny Committee is recommended to comment on and note the report.


Officer contact: Sue Stevenson on 0161  474 4351 or email



The Panel is asked to discuss what, if any, recommendations they might wish to include as part of their final report.